Waxing Gibbous on

Moon phase on 28 February 2075 Thursday is Waxing Gibbous, 12 days young Moon is in Leo.

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Lunar calendar 2075 | February 2075

Waxing Gibbous phase
Waxing Gibbous phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

Waxing Gibbous 94% illuminated

Waxing Gibbous is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 94% and growing larger. The 12 days young Moon is in ♌ Leo.

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Moon phase and lunation details

5 days after First Quarter

Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 5 days on 22 February 2075 at 20:00.

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.

Moon in ♌ Leo

Moon is passing about ∠12° of ♌ Leo tropical zodiac sector.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1805"

Lunar disc appears visually 7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1805" and ∠1937".

Worm Moon after 2 days

Next Full Moon is the Worm Moon of March 2075 after 2 days on 2 March 2075 at 20:06.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Virgo ♍ on 2 March 2075 at 20:06
  • Last Quarter in Sagittarius ♐ on 9 March 2075 at 20:17
  • New Moon in Pisces ♓ on 16 March 2075 at 19:25
  • First Quarter in Gemini ♊ on 24 March 2075 at 16:45

Moderate tide

There is medium ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at very acute angle, so their combined tidal force is moderate.

Lunation 929 / 1882

The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 929 of Meeus index or 1882 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.53 days

Length of current 929 lunation is 29 days, 12 hours and 44 minutes. It is 47 minutes shorter than next lunation 930 length.

Lunation length same as the mean

Length of current synodic month is equal to the mean length of synodic month. It is 6 hours and 9 minutes longer than the 21st century shortest and 7 hours and 3 minutes shorter than the 21st century longest synodic month.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠46.3°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠46.3°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠76.5°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon after apogee

4 days after point of apogee on 24 February 2075 at 02:31 in ♊ Gemini. The lunar orbit is getting closer, while the Moon is moving inward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 10 days, until it get to the point of next perigee on 10 March 2075 at 13:32 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Distance to Moon 397 045 km

Moon is 397 045 km (246 712 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves closer next 10 days until perigee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 370 071 km (229 951 mi).

Moon after ascending node

1 day after its ascending node on 26 February 2075 at 22:09 in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is following the northern part of its orbit for the next 11 days, until it will cross the ecliptic from North to South in descending node on 12 March 2075 at 03:46 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Draconic month

1 day after beginning of current draconic month in ♋ Cancer, the Moon is moving from the beginning to the first part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

2 days after previous North standstill on 26 February 2075 at 00:14 in ♋ Cancer, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠21.916°. Next 10 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-22.019° in the next southern standstill on 11 March 2075 at 10:20 in ♑ Capricorn.

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Syzygy in 2 days

After 2 days on 2 March 2075 at 20:06 in ♍ Virgo, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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